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Fidelis “F.J.” Wingert


Thu, Oct 3rd, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Fidelis “F.J.” Wingert, 90, of Fountain, Mn., died Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Seasons Hospice in Rochester. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Preston United Methodist Church with Pastor Beth Perez officiating. Burial will be in the United Methodist Cemetery, Preston.

F. J. was born on February 8, 1923 in Wesley, Iowa the son of Julius and Catherine (Braunger) Wingert. He attended school in Iowa through the 8th grade. After school he worked as a hired hand for Burnsmore Farms and Rob Ott both in Albert Lea, Mn. On July 14, 1946 he married Beverly Louise Eberhardt at Pickeral Lake Methodist Church in Albert Lea. In 1949 the couple moved to Adams, Mn., and started farming there until 1955 when they moved to Chester, Ia., and rented a farm. F. J. also hauled can milk there until 1959. Also in 1959 they moved to their present farm near Fountain and he sold Dekalb seed corn. He stayed active on the farm until 2006. F. J. was also an avid Black Angus cattle raiser. He was a longtime member of Fountain Methodist Church.

F. J. is survived by his wife, Beverly; three sons, Jerry (Shirley) of Preston, Bruce (Tracy) of Fountain, Bill (Janeen) of Preston. Two daughters, Nancy Hartley of New Albin, Iowa and Louise (Joe) Marquardt of Spring Valley. 17 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter, three brothers and one sister, one son-in-lawand mother and father-in-law.

Friends may call from 4-7:00 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston and also one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.

Experience a Nightmare on First Street

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Features

Screams will be heard in the graveyard, shrieks will echo through the haunted barn, and cries will send shivers down your spine. If this sounds like fun to you, be sure to grab your boys and ghouls and come to the third annual Nightmare on First Str ..... 
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Fillmore Central to purchase sprinkler system

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central football team raised $8,500 this fall by selling coupon books during their annual fundraiser. This money will be spent on a new sprinkler system for the fields. At the regular board meeting on September 24, At ..... 
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Fountain City Council considers equipment replacement

Fri, Sep 13th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Government

By Barb Jeffers The Fountain City Council met on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fountain City Hall. Council members present were Chad Wangen, Jim Schott, Bryan Ostby. Absent was Dave Gudmundson. Also present were Mayor Richard K ..... 
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Birth Announcement - Camryn Jo Severson

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Social Scenes

Camryn Jo Severson Pat and Melissa Severson of Fountain, Minn. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Camryn Jo Severson. Camryn was born August 24, 2013 weighing 5 lbs. 14 oz. and was 18 1/2 inches long. She is welcomed home by big sis ..... 
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Savor “Taste of the Trail” in Fountain, Harmony & Preston on September 21

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Arts & Culture

On three Saturdays in September, the Root River Trail System will feature local food, artisans, entertainment, culture, and fun during an annual trail wide event, Taste of the Trail. On September 21, the towns of Fountain, Harmony and Preston are ..... 
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Fillmore Central prepared for new school year

Fri, Aug 30th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central School Board approved a couple of purchases at their regular meeting on August 27. Superintendent Richard Keith explained the five-year lease on the copy machine at the high school will expire in October. They h ..... 
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Nancy Jean Weldon

Fri, Aug 16th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Nancy Weldon, 66, of Fountain, Minn. died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn. She was born May 13, 1947, in Wykoff, Minn. Her parents were Paul W. Miller and Marjorie Schmidt. She graduated from Preston High School i ..... 
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Fountain City Council has short Summer Meeting

Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Government

By Barb Jeffers The Fountain City Council met on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the City Hall Meeting Room. Council members present were Jim Schott, Chad Wangen, Chris Ostby, and Mayor Richard Kujath. Absent was Dave Gudmundson. Also pr ..... 
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